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SPANISH PROJECT: PUERTO RICO
Transcript of SPANISH PROJECT: PUERTO RICO
What's the currency?
United States Dollar
Ricky Martin- From Menudo
Tito Puente- A musician
Rita Moreno- First person to win all 4 performance arts awards (EMMY,GRAMMY, OSCAR,TONY)
Adamari Lopez- Starred in many soap operas
Sonia Sotomayor- Of Puerto Rican descent and was nominated as first hispanic Supreme Court Justice by President Obama
FUN FACTS!!! :)
Area: 3515 sq. miles
National Anthem: La Borinquena
Puerto Rico has the largest radio telescope in the world
Puerto Rico won 5 Miss Universe titles
A Picture of its Flag
A picture of its Capitol
Capitol: San Juan
What do people eat in Puerto Rico?
Aposo- soup w/ chicken and rice
Rice and beans
Mofongo- a fried plantain dish
And many more foods...
Places to visit in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has more than 270 miles of beaches
Population: about 3.9 million
The national flower is Flor De Maga
Its a territory of the U.S
About the culture
The Puerto Rican culture is mostly a mix of Spanish, African, and European. The music was combined with other culture's traditional and local rhymes. The clothes are almost the same as what we wear in the U.S but it doesn't get cold. Women wear dresses and men wear hats,shirts and shorts.
BY: Kaylyn Callender
5 Places to visit!!!!
Old San Juan- historical
El Morro- 16 century fortress
El Yunque Rainforest - Nature's paradise
San Juan cemetery- historical
Seven Seas Beach- very beautiful with soft sand and palm trees
Originally populated by Tainos
2/3 of the U.S rum is produced in Puerto Rico
Before Christopher Columbus, the Taino people named the island Borinquen (The Land Of The Brave Lord)
Baseball was the first sport to reach the islands, but cockfighting is their favorite pass time.